The state of Illinois reports 5,862 new cases of covid 19 over the last 24 hours along with 97 dead.  That brings the total case count in the state to 1,046,030.
Kankakee County added 37 newly confirmed cases to the total yesterday and another COVID-related death. The 157 th death in Kankakee County.
Iroquois County added 3 newly confirmed cases Tuesday and no new fatalities. Ford County added just 2 cases today with no new fatalities.
In northwest Indiana Jasper County reports 13 new cases today, Newton County adds 5, White County adds 11 and Benton County reports 2 new cases today.